Anyone have any tips for keeping focus/attention during video game sessions?

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  1. FINALBOSS

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    I always seem to get distracted...like browsing the web and shit. Anyone have any tips?

    I know there's a bunch of you that play some seriously long sessions...what's the secret?
     
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    If you can't keep focus, maybe it's time you took a break :dunno: I know, unhelpful reply, but what's the point of playing for a long time? It's healthy to take breaks... I don't know how people play games for hours and hours on end :o
     
  3. FunkyMunniez

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    i usually always browse online or some shit while playng games
     
  4. Wolf Demon

    Wolf Demon HURF DURF OT Supporter

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    I usually get distracted by OT before I even think about a game
     
  5. EscapingJail

    EscapingJail Playing To Win

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    Competitive gaming. Epically if you set yourself to a skill based goal.

    For story driven games i just don't give a fuck and usually don't complete them unless they are really good.
     
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    i just play the game til i dont want to anymore :dunno:
     
  8. Sloi

    Sloi Back up in your ass with the resurrection

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    The secret? It's the game.

    I've never had to "cheer" myself on in TES4, Fallout 3, Mass Effect 1-2, et cetera...


    I suppose it also helps that I'm OCD about completing things, and I've also played too much CIV4, so I have ONEMORETURNITIS. :mamoru:
     
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    Wolf Demon HURF DURF OT Supporter

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    :rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
  10. Simplicity

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    adderall
     
  11. Wolf Demon

    Wolf Demon HURF DURF OT Supporter

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    The guy that lived in the room next to me last year in the dorms had high dosage adderall and he would use it so that he could stay up for like 2 days straight and play WoW and then he would sleep the whole next day pretty much and repeat that process. Dude never showered either. We lived at the end of the hall and towards the end of the year the hallway started smelling terrible because of his dirty fucking room.
     
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    game....set.....match
     
  13. Simplicity

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    :bowrofl: i knew a kid like that who did the same thing... he started in the middle of the year.. and after that he just disappeared

    he ate once a day, and never went to class. he was smart though, he was in game theory and stuff freshman year
     
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    Playing video games should never be a chore.
     
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    I cant play fps with dual screens. i always die every other round. :o
     
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    When I play grinding RPG's(like WKC lately) I listen to podcasts/howard stern for hours. Multitasking is the only way to go these days
     
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    :werd:
     
  18. crux

    crux sup

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    :werd:

    fuckin wow comes to mind

    "i can't come out and eat tonight. raid."

    :ugh2:
     
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    I just take breaks, and come back when I get bored.
     
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    I usually cant play for more then an hour at a time on most games.
     
  21. Wolf Demon

    Wolf Demon HURF DURF OT Supporter

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    I hate people like that lol.

    But it isn't a whole lot different than setting a time to get on xbox live and playing something like MW2 or BFBC2 or Halo 3...except the last two games I said means you still have your man card[​IMG]
     
  22. maks

    maks Bah! t(-_-t)

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    Don't fight it. Eventually you will drift away from games and life will improve :mamoru:
     
  23. Wolf Demon

    Wolf Demon HURF DURF OT Supporter

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    Fuck I'd rather kill myself than drift away from games:wtc:
     
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    i honestly doubt ill ever drift away from games. such a cheap form of entertainment on days off and such :dunno:
     
  25. maks

    maks Bah! t(-_-t)

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    I completely drifted away from 2001 to 2007. Right now games are incredible so i can see how hard it is to stop :o
     

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